Local recruitment: Catchment Officer (Wey, Darent and Cray)

South East Rivers Trust (SERT)

United Kingdom 🇬🇧


Are you a natural leader and communicator with a passion for the water environment? Come and join our friendly team at the South East Rivers Trust (SERT) working to achieve healthy river ecosystems for all across the South East of England.

SERT is looking for an enthusiastic and organised communicator to bring stakeholders and the community together to work on improving the health of the water environment in River Wey and River Darent & Cray catchments and work up Habitat Restoration and Ecological Connectivity Strategies for the River Darent.

The role is at the heart of achieving our vision by bringing together stakeholders and members of the community to take a catchment based approach in understanding their local river. We identify issues that are impacting rivers and catchments, and work together to find and implement solutions that will improve the health of the water environment. You will coordinate the Darent and Cray and co-host the River Wey Catchment Partnerships and deliver strategies to address habitat degradation and ecological connectivity in the chalk stream River Darent catchment. The role will also support the wider SERT Team, to implement nature-based solutions to tackle the issues in the river catchment.

The South East Rivers Trust is a member of the national Rivers Trust, a movement which is comprised of over 60 local trusts, who concentrate their efforts on practical environmental enhancement works on the ground. The Trust’s core values are central to all we strive to achieve, including bringing positive energyexpertise and specialist knowledge to develop good relationships and to deliver to a high standard making a real difference to rivers and their catchment areas.

To Apply

Please email the following to [email protected]:

  • a completed Application Form for the relevant job role that you are applying for
  • a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

The deadline for applications is Sunday 2nd October10pm with interviews taking place on Wednesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Friday 21st October 2022 (provisional dates) via Zoom. Please get in touch if you are unable to make these dates.

If you would like to discuss the position please email [email protected], with your enquiry and we will arrange to call you back.

Catchment Officer – Wey Darent Cray-Job Description

Job Application Form – Catchment Officer






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